Palimpsest by Gore Vidal audiobook

Palimpsest: A Memoir

By Gore Vidal
Read by Jeff Cummings

Brilliance Audio 9780679440383

Unabridged

Runtime: 18.26 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

This explosively entertaining memoir abounds in gossip, satire, historical apercus, and trenchant observations. Vidal’s compelling narrative weaves back and forth in time, providing a whole view of the author’s celebrated life, from his birth in 1925 to today, and features a cast of memorable characters—including the Kennedy family, Marlon Brando, Anais Nin, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

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“May well be the best book of his long…and interesting career…Vidal is a creature of infinite surprise.” Washington Post Book World

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Author Bio: Gore Vidal

Author Bio: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal (1925–2012) has received the National Book Award, written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and essays. He has been a political activist and as Democratic candidate for Congress from upstate New York, he received the most votes of any Democrat in a half-century.

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Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 18.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English